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Sea songs from a sub-mariner, the Elly, 21st May

On 17 May 2011 at 9:44am Julia Squeezer wrote:
The guest performer at Lewes Saturday Folk Club on 21st. May is Tom Lewis (h++p://www.tomlewis.net/). If you like songs and stories of the sea, new and old, you'll certainly enjoy Tom's singing, his stories and his recordings.
Tom is a 24-year veteran of Her Majesty's Royal Naval diesel submarines, although now he's comfortably located on dry land in British Columbia, Canada. His songs cover a wide range of nautical topics, from life on board H.M. ships, through the loneliness and lure of the sea, to traditional shanties and classic nautical poetry, set to his own, and others' melodies. Often accompanying himself with button accordion or ukulele, he tells very funny stories as well.
Entrance is £7, 8-11.00 pm., no membership is needed, and everyone is welcome particularly if you'd like to sing or play during the open part of the evening.
On 17 May 2011 at 10:56am MC wrote:
This sounds great. Do songs of the sea include sea shanties, or is that a bit off the mark?
On 17 May 2011 at 11:08am Julia Squeezer wrote:
Yes, there will be some shanties. Tom also writes shanties in the traditional style but with some modern elements. I've no doubt there will be some shanties sung by others in the course of the evening, too.

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